Thomas Everett Scott, better known by his stage name Tom Scott is an American actor for the film, theatre and television.  He was born in the year 1970 and celebrates his birthday on September 7, every year.  His best known work in the big screen includes a starring role as drummer Guy Patterson in the film That Thing You Do! (1996). Among the television audiences, he is better known as detective Russell Clarke in Southland. He was a part of the main cast for the first season of the series and thereafter had a recurring role.

Scott is a native of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States of America as he was born and spent most of his early life there. He was welcomed to the family as the son of mother, Cynthia "Cindy", who was an insurance saleswoman, and father, William Joseph "Bill" Scott, who served as a civil engineer. Besides that not much is known about his early life and childhood. Likewise, there isn’t much disclosed about his educational background.

He started his acting career with several minor roles. His first notable role was as Matthew on the TV situation comedy Grace Under Fire in 1995. He was cast in the series until 1997. After that, Scott landed the role of Guy Patterson in That Thing You Do!. Besides that, Scott had several other prominent roles. He was cast as the lead in the films An American Werewolf in Paris in 1997 and on Dead Man on Campus in 1998. In the 1999 movie The Love Letter, he co-starred with Kate Capshaw and Tom Selleck. He had a recurring role on the television series ER (2002–2003), and has played several small roles in other television shows and films such as Saved (2006), Because I Said So (2007), a Broadway-theatre production The Little Dog Laughed, an Off-Broadway production of The Country Club, on the ABC’s brief comedy-drama series Cashmere Mafia (2008), Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio, Justice League Unlimited, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and many others. He also appeared in four episodes of Law & Order playing the fictional Governor of New York, Don Shalvoy in 2009.

Scott is among those celebrities who prefer to keep their personal lives under cover. He has not yet revealed any of his past relationships.  From what we know, he married to Jeni Gallagher. They married on December 13, 1997 and are still married. He has two children with her. When it comes to his private life he likes to stay tight lipped about it. From the looks of it, divorce is not to be seen anywhere in the near future.

Tom started his professional acting career in 1993. In his career spanning over two decades, he started from the bottom, paving his way to the top. By now, he has established himself as one of the renowned actors accumulated a good sum of money. His hard work has not only made him famous but he has been fortunate as well. His net worth is estimated to be $3 million, as of the start of 2014. Scott has a charming personality and stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 2 inches. For his outstanding work along the years, he has garnered numerous fans and followers all over the world. He is an active user of popular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter and keeps updating his account regularly with recent news and events. His fan following has also created many fan sites and accounts in his name and would love to see more of him. More information on him is available in his recent and detailed biography in the Wikipedia and IMDb website. His interviews too are available for reading on various sites.